Center for Neighborhoods and Communities
Atlanta Articles Database
Center for Neighborhoods and Communities Faculty
|Ben Kail, Asso.||SOCIfirstname.lastname@example.org||health/disability, social relationships, aging and the life course, quantitative methods|
|Deirdre Oakley, Prof.||SOCIemail@example.com||place-based inequality, housing neighborhood change|
|Daniel Pasciuti, Asst.||SOCIfirstname.lastname@example.org||contemporary and historical processes of urbanization and urban development|
|Donald Reitzes, Center Director||SOCIemail@example.com||identities and behavior of downtown homeless people and how urban identities and attachments influence well-being.|
|Amy Spring, Asst.||SOCIfirstname.lastname@example.org||neighborhood context, residential mobility, spatial inequality in the city|
|Eric Wright, Prof.||SOCIemail@example.com||health problems and disparities in minority and vulnerable communities|
|Marni Davis, Asso.||HISTfirstname.lastname@example.org||history of immigration and ethnicity, history of Atlanta’s Summerhill and South Side neighborhoods|
|Chad Keller, Dir.||HISTemail@example.com||Director of Master of Heritage Preservation Program|
|Jeffrey Trask, Asso.||HISTfirstname.lastname@example.org||transformation of urban spaces, mapping of Atlanta’s food networks/movement|
|J.T. Way, Asso.||HISTemail@example.com||urban space and youth culture in modern Guatemala|
|Kathryn Wilson, Asso.||HISTfirstname.lastname@example.org||immigrant and refugee communities, oral histories with refugee women in Clarkston, public histories|
|Sierra Carter, Asst.||PSYCemail@example.com||racial disparities, physical and mental health of under representative populations programs in urban schools in US|
|Ciara Smalls Glover, Asso.||PSYCfirstname.lastname@example.org||culturally distinctive family processes that buffer risk behaviors for African American and Latino American emerging adults|
|Chris Henrich, Prof.||PSYCemail@example.com||comprehensive school safety in Atlanta Public Schools|
|Gabriel Kuperminc, Prof.||PSYCfirstname.lastname@example.org||school and community based prevention and health promotion programs|
|Laura McKee, Asso.||PSYCemail@example.com||depression among African American youth from single mother headed families, youth with chronically ill mothers, and children of depressed caregivers|
|Sarita Davis, Asso.||AASfirstname.lastname@example.org||HIV, faith institutions, African American communities in Atlanta|
|Maurice Hobson, Asso.||AASemail@example.com||African American history, race, politics, and class in Atlanta|
|Jeffrey Glover, Asso.||ANTHfirstname.lastname@example.org||GSU’s MARTA archaeological collection: investigations of the material culture of Atlanta’s past|
|Jennifer Patico, Asso.||ANTHemail@example.com||community and class politics in the context of children’s food and parenting in Atlanta|
|Katherine Hankins, Chair||GEOSfirstname.lastname@example.org||faith based community development in inner city neighborhoods|
|Richard Milligan, Asst.||GEOSemail@example.com||urban and suburban geographies of race and nature in Atlanta|
|Antonius Skipper, Asst||GEROfirstname.lastname@example.org||Older African Americans in Atlanta, Religion and health, marital dyads|
|Chivon Mingo, Asso.||GEROemail@example.com||aging African American in Atlanta, aging in place, chronic health|
Community Outreach Reports and Guides
Courts in Crisis: Exploring the Impact of Vovid-19 on Eviction Courts in Georgia, Lauren Sudeall, College of Law, and Daniel Pasciuti, Department of Sociology, with Tabitha Ingle and Kam Williams (May 2020).
Courts in Crisis Part II: The Uneven Spatial Dynamics of Dispossessory Courts in Georgia, Daniel Pasciuti, Department of Sociology, and Lauren Sudeall, College of Law, with George Usmanov, Tabitha Ingle, and Joy Dillard Appel (November 2020).
Praxis and Paradox: Inside the Black Box of Eviction Court, Lauren Sudeall, College of Law, and Daniel Pasciuti, Department of Sociology (November 2020).
Homeless Youth in Metro Atlanta
Atlanta Youth Count 2018 Community Report: The Prevalence of Sex and Labor Trafficking Among Homeless Youth in Metro Atlanta, Eric Wright and Ana Laboy (October 2019).
Urban Drivers of Resilient Youth (ResY): Active Projects
Urban Drivers of Resilient Youth (ResY) is an interdisciplinary team of researchers. Here is a link to their active projects:
Status of Women in Georgia: 1970 to Today
How Far Yet to Go: The Status of Women in Georgia 1970 and Today, by Deirdre Oakley and Ifeanyi Ukpabi, Department of Sociology, was commissioned by the ACLU Foundation of Georgia, (June 2020).
Interactive Digital History of Georgia Avenue
Streetscape Palimpsest: A History of Georgia Avenue, by Marni Davis (Department of History).
Media Coverage of Faculty Research on Atlanta
Daniel Pasciti and Lauren Sudeall were quoted in the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s story on “Covid-19 Exposes the Black Community‘s long History of Housing Instability,” (2/27/2021).
Deirdre Oakley was quoted in “How Atlanta’s Politics Overtook the Suburbs, Too,”
in The New York Times (12/9/2020).
Sierra Carter’s article, “Racial Discrimination Ages Black Americans Faster, According to a 25-Year Long Study of Families) appeared in The Conversation (11/17/2020).
Deirdre Oakley was quoted in “ ‘He’s Just Fanning the Flames.’ Trump’s Vow to Protect Suburbs Rings Hollow in One,” in the Los Angeles Times (9/7/20).
Deirdre Oakley was quoted in, “COVID-19 Crisis Spotlights Importance of Equitable Transit-Oriented Development,” in the SaportaReport (5/13/2020).
Sierra Carter was interviewed on WABE’s “Closer Look with Rose Scott” on “The Link Between Early Life Discrimination to Depression and Accelerated Aging in African Americans,” (11/1/2019).
Deirdre Oakley was quoted in “Can After-school Program at Apartment Complex Turn Around a Failing School?,” in YouthToday (12/11/2018).
Deirdre Oakley was quoted in “Atlanta’s Housing Authority Stopped Building Rental Units for Nearly a Decade. Can It Make Up For Lost Time?,” in Atlanta Magazine (11/13/2018).
Deirdre Oakley was quoted in a story on WABE, “Battle Over Empty Land Touches On Atlanta’s Approach To Affordable Housing,” (1/19/2018).